Baseball and Media Celebrity Recounts Lessons in Conn. Law

Connecticut Law Tribune
October 13, 2017
By Michael Marciano
Doug Glanville's life experiences have helped countless Americans open up about race relations and shared humanity, but perhaps less known are his frequent and significant intersections with the Connecticut legal community.

Shoveling While Black: MLB Star Doug Glanville Turns a Bad Experience into a Good Law

Huffington Post
September 30, 2015
by Michael Levin
You're African American, you're shoveling snow in your own driveway, and a white cop from another jurisdiction pulls up.
Without as much as hello, he asks you if you're trying to make a few bucks for the holidays.
What do you do?
A) Sue for a million dollars.

ESPN's Doug Glanville writes post in support of James Blake

September 18, 2015
By Avery Stone 
USA Today For The Win
On Friday, former Major League Baseball player and current ESPN baseball analyst Doug Glanville wrote a Facebook post in response to the recent incident involving former professional tennis player James Blake.


At Bill Signing, Gov. Malloy Contrasts Ferguson with Connecticut

August 11, 2015
By Diane Orson
Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill Monday that clarifies state laws on police officers' authority to make arrests outside of their own towns. 
The measure stemmed from an article written by former Major League Baseball player and Hartford resident Doug Glanville on racial profiling. 

“Shoveling while black” incident prompts new law

August 10, 2015
By Mark Davis, News 8 Chief Capitol Correspondent
News 8 WTNH.com 
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–It’s been called a case of “shoveling while black” an incident involving a former pro baseball star who claims he was racially profiled in his own driveway.
ESPN Sports analyst Doug Glanville took his encounter with a West Hartford police officer to a national forum on race and the police and tonight there’s a new law on the books because of it.

New law prevents local police from enforcing town ordinances past town border

August 10, 2015
By Jenn Bernstein
Fox CT
HARTFORD–With his wife by his side, former MLB  player and current ESPN analyst Doug Glanville looked on as Gov. Dan Malloy signed a new bill into law.
“What gave rise to these circumstances quite frankly shouldn’t have happened,” Malloy said before he signed the bill.

Doug Glanville’s continuing conversation on race

August 10, 2015
The CT Mirror
ESPN analyst Doug Glanville concedes current events might seem to have diminished the importance of the piece he published April 14, 2014, in The Atlantic: “I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway.”

Governor Malloy Signing Ceremony for the "Doug Glanville Bill"

August 10, 2015
Connecticut Network

Governor Dannel Malloy signs Connecticut House Bill 6863 into law at a ceremony on Monday, August 10, 2015.

Watch the video of the ceremony here.

Republished from Connecticut Network.

Jurisdiction bill becomes law in state of Connecticut

August 7, 2015, Hartford, CT... In the state of Connecticut, local police can no longer cross town lines to enforce their own local ordinances. The Connecticut House bill, drafted by Connecticut State Representative Matthew Ritter and spurred by an incident involving one of Ritter’s constituents, former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville, is now law.


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